I’m Proud to Wear the Badge

Last month, our CEO Greg Stone was out at the store, when… Greg’s Point of View: As I approached the checkout counter, I could tell the cashier was focusing on reading my Peach Tree ID badge before making eye contact with me. I had run into a local store to grab a couple of groceries […]

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Let’s Actually Talk About Labor This Labor Day (Physician labor to be specific)

Labor Day celebrates the great labor contributions Americans have made to the prosperity, productivity and well-being of our county. I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the amazing work performed by our medical doctors. They are some of the most caring, compassionate, hardworking and dedicated people we will ever know. Yet if […]

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Healthcare Reform and Northern California Health Centers

In Sacramento County, the number of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) facilities increased from 10 to 29 facilities in the last eight years, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The growth in FQHCs extended affordable and comprehensive care to a significant portion of the area’s indigent and low-income population, but a looming […]

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New Yuba City Health Center Up and Running

After two years of planning, funding, building and equipping, our newest community health center on Tharp Road in Yuba City is now the home of three Peach Tree clinics now under one roof. The hard work and strong effort to get this project completed was well worth it. The building is big, beautiful and well […]

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Yuba County Public Health to Host Community Health Forums

Health in Yuba County Health is an important factor in any community. But what are the biggest issues faced by Yuba County residents? In a recent survey conducted 48.2% of community respondents felt illegal drug use was a top concern alongside homelessness (36.5%) and obesity (25.6%). In Yuba County, 31.7% of children live in poverty […]

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First Diabetes Day Reveals Pressing Need for Eye Care

Diabetes has reached an epidemic level in California and it’s only growing worse. Amidst alarming rates of amputations and budget-busting treatment costs for families and taxpayers, The Anthem Blue Cross, California Optometric Association, California Primary Care Association, and Peach Tree Health have partnered to form a coalition dedicated to saving lives and saving eyes. To […]

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